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imperial1

im·pe·ri·al1

imperial1

 
pronunciation:
ihm pi ri l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to an empire or its ruler.
similar words:
royal
definition 2: designating or characterizing the authority of a sovereign state over colonies or dependencies.
definition 3: like an emperor in authority; imperious.
definition 4: suitable to the ruler of an empire.
similar words:
royal
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a designation indicating exceptional size or quality, as applied to various articles or units of measure.
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Imperial and imperative come from imperare, a Latin word that means "to command."
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  country, monarchy